• Full Time
  • Leics
  • Salary: 25000+
  • Ref: 040220

Website JLC Solutions Leading Logistics recruiter

Transport Company in the heart of the Midlands

The Company
Established, respected privately owned warehouse and distribution company providing UK and European palletised freight distribution and worldwide air freight and cargo services with established network partners and major pallet network

The role
Reporting to the Transport Operations Manager, to oversee daily night running of transport operation for 30 vehicles, ensuring the operations runs to plan, advising planners of any changes made through the night with a handover at the start and end of the shift

Key responsibilities
– Dealing with breakdowns, delays and keeping customers and driver informed.
– Assist the Night Operations Manager and manage all aspects of the operation
– Vehicle utilisation
– Calling Agencies for replacement drivers for sickness
– Compliance of both drivers and vehicles
– All office related Tasks
-Tacho infringements, accident and incident reporting
-Daily dealing with defects and informing the repair personnel
-Swapping trucks around if inspections or service is required
-Debrief any drivers who finish during shift
– Fully brief drivers before shift
– Input information relating to mileage, drivers hours etc for KPI reports

The candidate
– Team worker but also have ability to work on own initiative
– Have a good understanding of Drivers hours
– Must have experience of working in a fast paced transport office
– Quick thinker who can make changes to runs to cover breakdowns or delays
– Attention to detail
– Good communicator
– Must be computer literate, emails, excel, various other programs like tachomaster and vehicle trackers
Must have at least 3 years transport experience
Please do not apply if you do not have this experience. Your application will not be considered

Hours of work and benefits
Salary, £25,000+
4 nights on, 4 nights off 18.00 – 06.00 (48 hours)
20 day Holiday plus bank holidays
Pension scheme


Please note that we endeavour to reply to all applications received but this is not always possible owing to the large number of applications we receive.
If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, you should assume your application has been unsuccessful



To apply for this job email your details to info@jlc-solutions.co.uk